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No dude you aren’t the only one: Men lack skills for online dating

The platform conducted the research in October among its users, with the participation of over 550 women.

sex and relationships Updated: Dec 29, 2015 19:06 IST
Online dating is more than jut swiping left or right.
Online dating is more than jut swiping left or right.(Shutterstock)

Men need to upgrade their conversation skills for online dating, says a nationwide research conducted by dating app TrulyMadly.

The platform conducted the research in October among its users, with the participation of over 550 women.

Over 63% of the respondents in the 18-25 years age group expressed they want men to upgrade their conversation skills, and interestingly over 73% women respondents in the 26-35 years age group shared the same desire.

Over 63% of the respondents in the 18-25 years age group expressed they want men to upgrade their conversation skills. (Shutterstock)

“Clearly, learning the art of conversation is the best thing a majority of Indian men can do to find a great date online,” Vimoha Bagla, head of content at TrulyMadly, said in a statement.

Interestingly, nearly 29% of women in 18-25 years age group say they are looking for a casual relationship online, while over 88% of women in 26-35 years group said they are looking for a long-term relationship.

Read: Pros and cons of casual dating in India

The research also revealed that nearly half of women in the 26-34 years group have gone out on at least one date through the dating app, while over 36% of women in 18-25 years group have done so. Over 38% of women said they would prefer a match in the same city.